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How Life Expectancy Statistics Mislead Us

The dramatic increase in life expectancy confuses people. In the United States at the turn of the twentieth century, the average life span was about 45 ...


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The Historic Quest to Look Young Forever

A study explaining why mouse hairs turn gray made global headlines. Not because the little critters are in desperate need of a makeover; but knowing the ...


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Vision of Our 'Future Self' Changes the Present

A psychologist at New York University wondered if young adults were not saving money for the future because they felt like they were putting it away for ...


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45-Year-Old Spends Millions to be 18-Years-Old

An article in Bloomberg Businessweek described the quest of multi-millionaire Bryan Johnson, a 45-year-old software entrepreneur, to turn back the clock. ...


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Dealing with ‘Deaths of Despair’

The term “deaths of despair” was coined in 2015 by Princeton economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton. The researchers were seeking to find what ...


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Declining Church Attendance Is a Public Health Crisis

Two Harvard health professors (one an epidemiologist) note that declining church attendance is a public health crisis.

Of course, the point of the gospel ...

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Scientist Describes the Problem of Living Forever

Worldwide, 60 million people die annually from any or all causes. That's about two deaths every second. In his most recent book, astrophysicist Neil ...


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Why Do Grieving People See Ghosts?

Why do people believe they have seen ghosts? Research suggests that the brain may summon spirits as a means of coping with trauma, especially the pain ...


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The Emperor Who Would Cheat Death

China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, is famous for his terracotta warriors, thousands of statues that display the magnificent power he achieved. ...


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Put Not Your Trust in ChatGPT

In a recent Q&A with CT magazine, veteran AI engineer Tom Kehler, talked about the limits of the popular ChatGPT, and the wonders of the human brain. ...


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